Practical Installation Applications for Wireless Maturity Sensors
Once the calibration and validation are complete, maturity and temperature sensors can be installed on site to monitor in-place strength. None of the standards provide any guidelines for installation and ASTM C1074 only provides the…
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Monitoring Concrete Temperature with Wireless Sensors
Monitoring the temperature of your pour after placement is one of the most important steps in the construction of a concrete structure. That is why ensuring optimal curing conditions for your element is critical, especially…
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IoT Applications in Construction
The construction job site is now ripe for fundamental changes that enable productivity, safety, process improvement and new tools. The Internet of Things (IoT) is allowing for the deployment of simple low power sensors, like…
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Giatec Announces JLZ LOGISTICA as their Newest Dealer in Peru
OTTAWA, Canada: Giatec, the market leader of revolutionary concrete testing equipment, is excited to introduce their award-winning SmartRock™ concrete maturity sensor to the Peruvian market with their newest dealer, JLZ LOGISTICA. JLZ Logistica was established…
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Giatec Rebrands its Smart Concrete Line of Products to SmartRock™ Plus
OTTAWA, CANADA: Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technology, has announced the rebranding of “Smart Concrete” products to “SmartRock™ Plus”. Leveraging the award-winning SmartRock™ sensor technology, the SmartRock™ Plus solution allows ready-mix producers to offer…
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Six Most Common Causes of Low Cylinder Breaks
It seems like low-strength breaks always happen at the worst time, when your schedule is already delayed and you are trying to move your project along. Under ACI and CSA Standards, a break is considered…
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Handling Big Data in the Construction Industry
Big data in construction comes from two primary sources. Business documents such as plans, specs, contracts and regulations make up one bucket, and physical data collected by drones, stationary or handheld recording devices and, increasingly,…
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Concrete Sensors Designed to Gauge Corrosion
It’s been nine years since Pouria Ghods and Aali Alizadeh, two young and eager civil engineering PhDs from Ottawa, embarked on a quest to do something that would change the construction industry. Their vision? Use…
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Smart Sensor For Monitoring Concrete Temperature In Construction Work
With a portfolio of portable technologies for measuring and monitoring corrosion of concrete buildings, Giatec Scientific, a Canada-based company involved in developing non-destructive quality testing and real-time data collection devices, introduces a unique solution for…
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Avanzan las obras de la futura Torre Australis, en Chamartín
En la actual fase de hormigonado, según explican a pie de obra los responsables de innovación de Sacyr, se está empleando la última tecnología disponible en el sector, como una serie de sensores inalámbricos para…
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IoT Allows for Real-Time Monitoring of Concrete Curing
The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling fundamental changes on the construction jobsite. From productivity, safety, process improvement and new tools, IoT will continue to impact the construction industry’s technological renaissance. Specific to the concrete…
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